Victorious Festival Portsmouth takes place on Southsea Common from the 25th - 27th August 23

Victorious Festival Portsmouth

25th - 27th August 23

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Hampshire and the Isle of Wight's is set for another exciting year in 2023, with an array of large-scale events and festivals.  Home to a host of food and music festivals, family fun events and special anniversaries, you're sure to find plenty of exciting events to include in your holiday plans.  2023 year will see the county of Hampshire hosting The New Forest and Hampshire County Show, Southsea Food Festival and Alresford Watercress Festival again this year.  Grab your diary and start planning your next Event-ful day out or holiday in Hampshire.

What's on in Hampshire this weekend?

To find out what's on in Hampshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Families on a budget can look out for the many free events taking place while there's plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or on a weekend break.  

Hampshire's fertile rural landscape means that food and drink plays a big part in the county's event calendar with local produce championed and enjoyed through Farmers' Markets, beer festivals, celebrity visits and plenty of tasting opportunities!  From the aviation hub in Farnborough, to the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu and nautical links with the Solent and Isle of Wight, specialist transport events are also big in the county of Hampshire and are a great reason for a day trip or weekend break. 

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The guide below shows our calendar of events in Hampshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Walk the Secrets of the Titanic Walking Tour

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    Tour

    Southampton

    Visiting Southampton? Walk the Secrets of the Titanic and discover all the secrets of that famous ship that are hiding all around Modern Southampton.

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    From:
    18 Aug 2022to31 Dec 2023Open 09:00 - 17:00
  2. Curious About Southampton

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Town Quay, Southampton

    Have fun (re-)discovering Southampton, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air, whilst discovering more about this fascinating and…

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    From:
    30 Oct 2022to25 Mar 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
    From:
    25 Mar 2023to28 Oct 2023Open 09:00 - 18:00
  3. Curious About Winchester

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    The Close, Winchester

    Have fun (re-)discovering Winchester, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a fun and affordable way to get some fresh air, whilst finding out more about this historic city.
    Curious About…

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    From:
    30 Oct 2022to25 Mar 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
    From:
    26 Mar 2023to28 Oct 2023Open 09:00 - 18:00
  4. Curious About Portsmouth

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    The Hard, Portsmouth

    Have fun (re-)discovering Portsmouth, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a fun and affordable way to get some fresh air, whilst finding out about this fascinating port.
    Curious About…

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    From:
    30 Oct 2022to25 Mar 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
    From:
    25 Mar 2023to28 Oct 2023Open 09:00 - 18:00
  5. Alien Native

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    Exhibitions

    Gosport

    Alien Native is a specially commissioned new artwork created by duo Heinrich & Palmer to celebrate the opening of Gosport Museum and Art Gallery. This video artwork is inspired both by plants growing locally in the Gosport area and Hampshire…

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    From:
    22 Nov 2022to19 Mar 2023Open 10:00 - 14:00
  6. Festive Archery with New Forest Activities

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    Christmas

    Beaulieu

    Take advantage of our great value Winter Archery sessions and enjoy a 90-minute, fully instructed archery experience.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2022to31 Mar 2023
  7. A Farewell to Art: Chagall, Shakespeare and Prospero

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    Exhibitions

    Winchester

    A Farewell to Art: Chagall, Shakespeare and Prospero is a touring show from Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, London, showcasing a rare, limited-edition portfolio by Marc Chagall.

    Produced at the age of 88, the exhibition features 50 illustrations…

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    From:
    25 Nov 2022to12 Feb 2023Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. 'Art Textiles' by the Machine Embroidery Group

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    Exhibitions

    Whitchurch

    Taking inspiration from the theme of "Waterways", the embroiderers of Machine Embroidery Group use the medium of machine stitch to create beautiful, interesting imagery and aim to show diversity, exploration and innovation in their work.

    The…

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    From:
    26 Nov 2022to26 Mar 2023Open 10:30 - 17:00
  9. Gordon Rushmer: A World in Watercolour

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    Exhibitions

    Petersfield

    We are delighted to announce a new exhibition at Petersfield Museum and Art Gallery. Gordon Rushmer is a well-known and highly regarded landscape painter. Opening this exhibition in early December is apt as Rushmer notes 'I've always been most at…

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    From:
    6 Dec 2022to25 Feb 2023Open 10:00 - 17:00
  10. Bargate Markets

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    Sale

    Southampton

    The pedestrianised area by the Bargate Monument is the home to many popular markets. The markets are co-ordinated by Southampton City Council in partnership with Southern Market Traders Co-operative.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2023to31 Dec 2023
  11. Southamptons Western Walls and Vaults Walk

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    Guided Walk

    Southampton

    Guided Tours of the Southampton's historic old town take place throughout the year, commencing from the south side of the Bargate near the entrance to the Bargate Shopping Centre.

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    From:
    1 Jan 2023to31 Dec 2023
  12. Frank Oates & King Lobengula: Encounter on the frontier of empire

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    Exhibitions

    Alton

    It is September 1873. Frank Oates is keen to make his career as an explorer and naturalist. He seeks to be one of the first Europeans to see the Victoria Falls (on the border between what are today Zambia and Zimbabwe). To reach the Falls, Oates…

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    From:
    10 Jan 2023to26 Mar 2023Open 10:30 - 16:30
  13. Just Write! Creative Writing Course with Vanessa Gebbie

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    Literature

    Petersfield

    Start writing. Finish a project. Don't be held back.

    Want to begin a novel, short stories, flash fictions? Not sure where to start?
    Started writing something, and run out of steam? Unsure where to go next?
    Held back by a lack of confidence, or…

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    From:
    11 Jan 2023to25 Mar 2023
  14. 100 years of Norman Thelwell at Mottisfont

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    Exhibition

    Nr Romsey

    Mottisfont celebrates the legacy of one of Britain's most popular cartoonists with a new, major exhibition for his centenary year. Over 70 works include Thelwell's trademark ponies and other humorous illustrations, local landscapes, and sharp satire.

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    From:
    21 Jan 2023to10 Feb 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
    From:
    11 Feb 2023to7 May 2023Open 11:00 - 16:30
  15. Zero Degrees at Winchester Science Centre

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    Childrens Events

    Winchester

    Melt away the winter chills with some explosive action at Zero Degrees!

    The temperature may be dropping but things are heating up at Zero Degrees. As well as all the usual Science Centre fun, there'll be even more on offer to excite all ages…

    Dates

    From:
    28 Jan 2023to20 Feb 2023Open 09:20 - 17:00
  16. Portsmouth Chamber Music Series

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    Music

    Portsmouth

    The Portsmouth Chamber Music Series returns, with six exciting and internationally renowned ensembles.

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    From:
    30 Jan 2023Open 19:30 -
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    20 Mar 2023Open 19:30 -
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    17 Apr 2023Open 19:30 -
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    22 May 2023Open 19:30 -
  17. NT Live Encore: The Crucible

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    Theatre

    Winchester

    National Theatre Live cinema screening

    The Crucible by Arthur Miler
    Directed by Lyndsey Turner

    A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller's captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma).

    Raised to be seen…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Feb 2023Open 19:30 - 22:00
  18. Teechers Leavers '22

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    Theatre

    Winchester

    Teechers Leavers '22
    byJohn Godber

    Directed by Adrian McDougall

    Hilarious, high energy and full blooded, Teechers Leavers '22 brings to life an array of terrifying teachers and hopeless pupils through the eyes of Salty, Gail and Hobby; three Year…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Feb 2023to4 Feb 2023Open 19:30 - 21:30
    From:
    3 Feb 2023Open 13:30 - 15:30
  19. Wellness Retreat at Tapnell Farm

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    Participatory Event

    YARMOUTH

    Escape the demands of a busy life and enjoy a weekend of wellness, fitness and relaxation in the beautiful countryside setting of Tapnell Farm between the 3rd and 5th February 2023.

    The Weekend Wellness Retreat aims to give you a unique slice…

    Dates

    From:
    3 Feb 2023to5 Feb 2023
  20. Science Lates at Winchester Science Centre

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    Music

    Winchester

    Why should kids have all the fun? It's time for the grown-ups to press the buttons! Get hands-on with science at the explosive, adults only, Science Lates.

    Explode into the weekend with us with live science and live music. What will you discover…

    Dates

    From:
    3 Feb 2023Open 18:30 - 22:00

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